Thor Christensen

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2012

    Nine of This Week's Show Announcements: Public Image Ltd, Why?, The Sea and Cake and More

    Public Image LtdThursday, November 1, at Granada TheaterBefore the group hits Fun Fun Fun Fest, Dallas gets its own intimate show. It will be cool to see what John Lydon does best: walk around the stage in clown pajamas.

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2012

    How Not To Write About Female Musicians, Part 7,081

    This Dallas Morning News review of Gorilla vs. Bear's weekend concert came to my attention this morning. Now, in my preview piece for this show, I did mention that I appreciated the wealth of ladies on the bill. I pointed it out. Some might consider that stating something that doesn't need to be sta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2012

    Blues Legend Bugs Henderson is Dead at 69

    ​Word has been circulating all over Facebook and Twitter today that Dallas blues legend Bugs Henderson passed away last night. A call to close friend and former bandmate Jimmy Wallace confirms that Henderson did indeed die at age 69 from complications of liver cancer. "A blood clot showed up in hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2008

    The DMN Offers Up It's Year-End List--And, Yep, It's A Doozy.

    The pop music coverage over at the Dallas Morning News after its most recent round of layoffs and buyouts (which saw longtime critics Mike Daniel take a buyout and Thor Christensen laid off) has been, well, a tad underwhelming of late, to put it mildly. It certainly doesn't doesn't help that copy no ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2008

    "Good Karma And Circumstance" Got Badu Onstage With My Morning Jacket

    Wilonsky, ever the scourer of the Internet--seriously, I think the guy reads everything ever published to the web with the word "Dallas" in it--came across this little gem this morning, and we think it's well worth passing along your way... Seems Express Night Out, which I believe is a faux-alt in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2007
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    March 2, 2006

    Dallas Ain't a Believer

    Seems like everybody loves Rhett Miller right now. He's currently one of the "featured artists" at MySpace's music section, where his latest solo album, The Believer, is available to preview gratis. Miller's on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno tonight, and Rolling Stone and some non-music mags, such ... More >>

  • News

    September 30, 2004

    Stop the Presses

    Martin Frost is a Democrat?

  • Music

    August 14, 2003

    Out With a Bang

    Buzz-Oven shindig set to give Bronco Bowl a fitting farewell

  • Music

    August 7, 2003

    Product Placement

    Volkswagen + Apple = Good news for Polyphonic Spree

  • Music

    June 5, 2003

    Ray Day

    Newest Deathray Davies disc is bigger and better

  • Music

    June 6, 2002

    Hack Factory

    Do the DMN music writers even like music? Hard to tell.

  • Music

    December 30, 1999

    Tell me when it's over

    The world might not be coming to an end, but maybe it should be

  • Music

    November 4, 1999

    Scene, heard

    Barley House crams it in with Gramfest; Gypsy Tea Room swings; Curtain Club opens nationwide; Liquid Lounge keeps it real

  • Music

    August 12, 1999

    Scene, heard

    New New Bohemians, Tomorrowpeople part with manager, The Eagle does fashion, and more

  • Music

    July 31, 1997

    Gone are the days

    Dead on top of your toilet